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Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
was born in detroit. best export, >> yeah. we had madonna from detroit and also tons of votes for kid rock. i mean music is a huge, huge part of detroit. and, of course, that's it for "way too early." "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." it's thursday, august 29th. we're going to have a great time here in detroit. we're live from the ford flat rock assembly line. just outside of detroit in flat rock, michigan. and this is an active assembly line, about to get busier as the morning progresses. >> unbelievable news today, ford is actually returning the production of the ford fusion to this plant. >> big news. >> from mexico. it's a $555 million commitment and what does that mean? that means more jobs for americans. >> about 1400. >> great news. >> we're going to speak with ford ceo alan mullally and coo mark fields about this important investment in u.s. manufacturing and what it will mean for the overall economy. >> and we're here to tell the story of detroit as well as the city's bankruptcy, it's been in the news, it'
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2013 2:00pm PDT
to detroit. >> no! not detroit! >> i love you, detroit. >> massive unions, massive pensions. >> yes, lavish pensions. on average $19,000 a year which detroit now says they will pay 10 cents on the dollar. >> when union membership goes down, so do middle class wages. >> then the unions came in. then the democratic machine came in. then the drugs came in. >> every politician who puts their hand on the bible and takes the oath of office has a duty to this city and to manufacturing in this country. >> it yields a cat like kid rock. it must have good stuff in it. but the dems ran it into the ground. >> they don't have a fiscal problem, steve. they have a cultural collapse. >> see all those people in those pictures? have you ever seen so many americans be a failure at so many things? here we go again. i will not let this story go. there is more evidence detroit is truly, truly a conservative utopia. yes, i'm not going to get off this story. and it is something this country needs to pay attention to. conservatives keep blaming everything but their own bankrupt policies for detroit's financial trou
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> you'll hear dreamers say we have to rebuild detroit and make it what it once was. it can't be that. there's only two auto factories left in the city limits. those jobs will never come back. what we have to do is create a new, different detroit with modern jobs, modern families, modern households. we'll never repopulate to 1.9 million but we could do better than 700,000. >> this morning it's a special live from detroit because as it teeters on the edge, it's also showing signs of life. >>> morning everybody. it is thursday, august 28th, we are live at the ford plant in flatrock, michigan. now they make the iconic mustang here that i drove in on and soon they'll add more than 1400 jobs to make this car, the ford fusion. it's right now being made in mexico but they are expanding it because it's so popular and they'll make them here. we'll talk a lot more about the auto industry here in detroit and the impact of motown music on the city. all that in a few minutes. but first, the latest on syria. the white house is forging ahead with preparations to launch some sort of attack and believ
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am PDT
the terrifying prospect that one result of the bankruptcy of the city of detroit could be the thousands of potential personal bankruptcies caused by the slashing of retirees' pensions. a full discussion on that is coming up. all that plus i am absolutely geeking out a little bit over what i think is the coolest car ever. the tesla. i will tell you why it's so cool but also why it's so important. >>> but tonight we begin with a man who i believe is the most dangerous politician on the american right. in october 2007 i sat in the media gallery of the united states supreme court and watched the solicitor general of texas argue on behalf of the state that he should have the ability to put to death a mexican national, jose, who had been convicted of raping and murdering two teenage girls in houston. he won that argument and he was executed by texas on august 5th, 2008, despite the objections of the united nations and the international court of justice. at the time, i had no idea who this man arguing on behalf of texas was. but all i could think was holy crap, this guy is good. it was one of
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, cities in this country can be saved. earlier this month, detroit became the latest and greatest american city to file for bankruptcy. an $80 billion federal bailout saved the motor park of motor city. the auto industry from collapsing. right now in 2013 there will be no bailout for detroit itself. michigan governor rick snyder is not asking for one. and the white house is not offering one. it was really surprising republican members of the senate started trying to block a bailout of detroit. this thing that does not exist, no bailout, not only for detroit, but for any american city. no federal funding of any kind for any struggling city anywhere ever. unless they're hit by a natural disaster. because, you know, hurricanes, they have a tendency to hit the sponsor of another measure's home state with regular frequency. the first no bailout no money of any kind amendment did not passion, it was defeated on a close party line vote. its sponsor tweeted, if you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like detroit now, you should be. be afraid of this thing that
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
sestak, john garamendi, i appreciate it so much. coming up, detroit's government is broke but its people are far from broken. we'll have the latest from detroit next. and don't forget to check out "hardball" with chris matthews. its new time 7:00 p.m. live eastern right here on msnbc. we're coming right back. discover card. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> time now for trenders. "the ed show" social media nation has decided and we are reporting here are today's top trenders voted on by you. >> and watch. >> our number three trender. pandemonium. >> it was the news and the sound that everyone was hoping for. >> we had a giant panda cub born here at the national zee. being a poster child for being a great panda mom. >> i'm standing in front of tian-tian who could be the father. we don't know who the ba
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT
and about with them today. >>> detroit's emergency manager downplays the city struggles we get the real store from the motor city. >>> reminder, don't forget to check out chris matthews at 7:00. too big. too small. too soft. too tasty. [ both laugh ] [ male announcer ] introducing progresso's new creamy alfredo soup. inspired by perfection. new creamy alfredo soup. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> social media has decided. here are this week's top trenders. >> they're not as bright, i don't care what they say. >> i fire the person that starts to purchase fluorescent light bulbs. stu, from you, i would like a memo that global warming is a pile of crap. >> glenn beck joins the anti-green team. >> the pigtail as we call it. we don't need the light bulb police umpts the energy-efficient, ugly and smelly
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 12:00am PDT
about another terror plot that was foiled. what do new york city and detroit have in common? bankruptcy. all that is ahead. do you remember this little hot mic slip during the election. >> this is my last election. >> yeah. >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> i will transmit this information. it is such a great line. and people thought at the time, it was a big scandal. people thought they knew what it meant. president obama was secretly telling dmitri medvedev to ignore all the election year politics, it's just politics. after that, the u.s. and russia could be great friends. maybe that wasn't it, maybe the flexibility he was speaking about was a great insult. a yo mama joke, perhaps, that would better explain what has happened since. relations are deteriorating at a very rapid pace. the president cancelled a planned meeting with russian president putin. the first time any american president has cancelled a publicly announced visit to russia since the end of the cold war. the white house explained the cancellation including, missile defense, and arms control, they cited r
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
dollars worth of art that is in detroit. same story, minus the romanian lady's oven. and that is next. hey america, even though she doesn't need them, cheryl burke is cha-cha-ing in depend silhouette briefs for charity, to prove that with soft fabric and waistband, the best protection looks, fits, and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try for yourself. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster. neosporin. use with band-aid brand bandages. if you have high cholesterol, here's some information that may be worth looking into. in a clinical trial versus lipitor, crestor got more high-risk patients' bad cholesterol to a goal of under 100. getting to goal is important, especially if you have high cholesterol plus any of these risk factors because you could be at increased risk for plaque buildup in your arteries over time. and that's why when diet and exercise alone aren't enough to lower cholesterol i prescribe crestor. [ female announcer ] crestor is not right for everyone. like peop
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
on the crowded race to be detroit's next mayor and why the motor city's next leader won't really be in the driver's seat. come on, we had to do all those puns, right? we'll do motown next. you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. s cash fl by shopping at walmart. come on. sherri, look at all these products that you can buy for your family with box tops. and look, four box tops in one box. that's awesome! more cash for our school. only at walmart you get 4 box tops on over 100 items. karissa i got it and you only had to tell me four times. find 4 box tops on your family favorites like general mills cereals and nature valley granola bars backed by our low price guarantee. geico's defensive driver,ke 13. good student and multi-policy discounts could save you hundreds of dollus. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate. geico. fifteen minutes
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> this morning, the bankrupt city of detroit is a step closer to gnaw mayor. but new york city's mayor michael bloomberg says detroit's financial disaster should serve as a warning to all u.s. cities. >> the reality is we may be a long ways from detroit, but only a short ways from relapsing into decline if we allow health care and pension benefits to crowd out the investments that new york city -- makes new york city a place where people want to live, work, study, and visit. >> in detroit, wayne county sheriff polian and ceo mike dugan emerged as the top vote getters in yesterday's mayoral showdown. that means detroit where 82% of the population is now black would elect its first white mayor in four decades and they scare off in november for a job that doesn't have any significant power since a state emergency manager controls the purse strings there. let's bring in thomas sugrew who is a detroit native and author of "the origins of urban crisis race and inequality in post war detroit." >> good morning. >> detroit did crushed by skyrocketing pension and health benefits and why mayor bloomering
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm PDT
tried to convince us the u.s. was becoming the next greece. now you won't believe who is using detroit as a temple to suggest an austerity bomb. >>> whenever we see a threat stream that is specific enough, that we can take some specific precautions within a certain time frame, we do so. now, it's a reminder that for all the progress we made getting bin laden and al qaeda and pakistan back on its heels. this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> that's the president -- the u.s. took that extraordinary step after intercepting communications between two top al qaeda leaders the two men talked about wanting to launch a major attack in the region to cone side with an islamic holiday. a sign of the group's ongoing presence in the region. something the president addressed again this afternoon, while speaking to troops at camp penndleton. mr. obama acknowledged the work of u.s. diplomats working to safeguard american interests. yet sounded downright bushy in his remarks on terror. >> al qaeda affiliates still facilities. still threaten our businesses abroad. and we've got to take th
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2013 1:00pm PDT
any republicans. >> thank you. >>> next, detroit may be the canary in the coal mine but how can it be that banks are too big to fail but our cities are on their own. this is your first time missing a payment. and you've got the it card, so we won't hike up your apr for paying late. that's great! it is great! thank you. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with late payment forgiveness. [ crashing ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. trusted heartburn relief that goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day women's 50+. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. "stubborn love" by the lumineers did you i did. email? so what did you think of the house? did you see the school ratings? oh, you're right. hey babe, i got to go. bye daddy! have a good day at school, ok? ...but what about when
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
has actually quietly just been won. it started right here on the banks of the detroit river in detroit, michigan, and yes, that is a giant nasty pile of something called pet coke. back in may "the new york times" highlighted what they described as a black mound of canadian oil waste rising over detroit. that oil waste is something called petroleum coke, a high sulfur, high carbon waste by-product of canadian oil sands. the petcoke that residents started spotting was put there by a company that owned it, a company call koch carbon, owned by the koch brothers. they started piling up all of this pet coke on banks of the detroit river before preparing to ship it off to other countries to be used as fuel. in addition to be a hideous eye sore, the pile also posed a potential health risk. we've got some video shot last month. look at this. look at that along the banks of the detroit river showing the black dust from the pet coke pile being kicked up in a storm that hit the area and just spreading everywhere. that black dust started blowing into nearby homes in detroit coming right through the
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 1:00pm PDT
frustration begins. michigan democratic congressman garry peters returned home to his district of detroit, a city dealing with bankruptcy, crumbling infrastructure and an unclear future. not exactly a formula for rest and relaxation. i'm delighted to say the good congressman has joined us now. good afternoon, sir. >> good to be with you. >> you lev washington and returned to detroit where there's a highly contested mayoral contest going on. how are things in detroit right now and what next for that great city? >> i'm glad you say great city because it really is a great city. we certainly have some challenges now, and the one story people are talking about is the bankruptcy, but i think it's very important for folks to know there are a lot of stories about detroit and the greater detroit region. we have an incredible talent in this city, hard-working people, entrepreneurs and if you just think of the intellectual talent in this area, we have more engineers per capita than any other region of the country. we have folks who are creating new jobs here. we've got a downtown that's bounding bac
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
of despair looms large over motown, detroit's next mayor will be former hospital chief mike duggin or the man we'll meet this morning, wayne county sheriff benny napoleon. august 27th, this is "the daily rundown." lets get to my first reads of the morning. secretary of state john kerry laid out an aggressive case for intervention in syria arking evidence of the largest chemical attack in decades is undeniable. the latest escalation with a steady drum beat by the united states and its allies, which is clearly a leadup to military action. >> the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. president obama has made clear to the outside regime that this international norm cannot be violated without consequences. >> it's an important phrase. you heard it a lot, not just from john kerry but jay carney, international norm, significant, ready for strike significant on three main tracks, one, intelligence community backing up conclusions the chemical attack was launched by the regime. that could happen as early as today. two, determination of a legal
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
bomb. >> new york city's mayor michael bloomberg says detroit's financial disaster should serve as a warning to all u.s. cities. >> the banks want to pick the bones clean. >> cuts will go into the bone the next time. cuts to police and fire, sanitation, economic development. >> the state of our city has never been stronger. >> what's the matter? >> i'm confused. >> forget about it. >> i don't think there's any mystery about what will happen next. >> the point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed for lack of a better word, is good. >> when does the greed stop? >> big banks are the real parasites. >> i know which is right for new york. >> good to have you with us. thanks for watching "the ed show." if you have been watching this program over the last month, you know that i have paid a great deal of tang to what is going on in the city of detroit. because i have put out a narrative and now it is being played out by the biggest mayor in america. that there is going to be a template by conservative elected leaders, governors, mayors, when it comes the dealing with obligations, and of
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, share your thoughts with us on twitter @edshow and on facebook. >>> the ripple effect on how detroit's bankruptcy is affecting workers beyond city limits and some pennsylvania lawmakers are becoming law breakers in the name of marriage equality. i'll ask two state leaders if the move is enough to redefine marriage in the keystone state. lots more coming up on "the ed show." can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. to speak my language. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. quiero que me hagas sentir segura. i wan
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
the fusion in u.s. for the first time at a plant near detroit. they hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 15,000 vehicles a year. that's 30% more than in mexico. >> and nintendo cutting the price on the wii u game console to compete with the xbox one and playstation 4. that's in time for the holidays. back over to you. >> don't you love talking about the holidays in august. >> there we go. >> thank you, jackie. speaking of minimum wage, four strippers filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim that their employer, fantasy gentlemen's club in grand junction violated federal and state minimum wage laws. >> ladies just want to get paid. and a delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday. the classified payload is believed to be $1 billion high powered spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a limited crystal incrusted tenth anniversary mug. it's going for $150. >> a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this florida business that brought nomad the camel to work. what's the occasion? well, hump day of course. i
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 2:00pm PDT
from terry. why are so few commentators outraged about the conservative destruction of detroit? that would be everybody. for the life of me, i don't know. i think a philosophy of how people do their job. this is just my philosophy. this is what i believe in. i don't think that you do a story and say, oh, well, we've covered that. let's get on to the next one. i've always been one who believes that you do a story and you get into the different facets of the story. and maybe others don't view it that way. where are the people? what's the back story? what's the ramifications? what's the money? where is the political push coming from? there are so many facets to the detroit story, stealing an election, cirqcumventing local elections. there is so much there. i don't know how i could do that story justice the way it is affecting p.eople's lives and hw conservative states are run and when conservatives get power. how do you do that in one show? i don't know. i can't speak for anyone else. but i made a commitment to stay on the detroit story because i think it is a model for destructio
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
are incorrect. next up, true or false, the city of detroit is holding an important election tomorrow for the top leadership of that great american city. is that true or is that false? that is false. the city of detroit is holding an election tomorrow but it is pointless because there is no democracy in detroit anymore. the guy on the left of your screen here is dave bing who is the mayor of detroit elected by the people in 2009. he's not running again for the position and i think i know why. the guy on the right is kevin ohr, detroit's emergency manager, he was never elected to his position, he was put in place by michigan's governor. he makes 75% more than the governor makes. whatever he wants, detroit does because he is the emergency manager not the elected leader and emergency managers get to run that city now, not the people who get elected. so tomorrow we'll go through the motions, more than a than a doz will be running in a primary to become detroit's next powerless figurehead mayor who can't do anything. the top two finishers regardless of party will move on to the general election in nov
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 2:00am PDT
preseason opener against detroit lions on friday. so sanchez takes a high road after getting this very rude tweet which reads f-you, hope you tear your acl on friday. my goodness. what people say on twitter really just shocks me. sanchez responded with a tweet saying, thanks for your support, man, #classy. >>> to pittsburgh now, a very special night for andrew mccutchen. not only did his mother sing the national anthem, yes, he got his 16th home run of the season. >> did it more mom. >> he did. >> you know it, momma looked very proud. >> great. >>> now to big plays in the little league. jacob garza and his corpus christi team won a spot on the little league world series. garza was pitch perfect and did not give up a hit during the game. then get this, mara, he hit a home run that gave his corpus christi texas team a 6-0 lead over new mexico. >> kid's on fire. >> glaugs to them. >> and gangem style danceoff that went intergalactic -- they're still doing it. they're still having star wars night. fans dress as darth vader and storm troopers showing the force is strong with the wielding light s
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> other playoff baseball the tampa bay rays lost to the angels. oakland beat detroit. braves won again and the pirates lost to the brewers. >> come on pirates. >> went 3 for 4, two rbis in my softball game. >> you laid down a couple doubles? >> i hit a couple, no one. >> did they bring out the respirator? >>> let's go to the u.s. open. 296th ranked victoria duval stunned samantha stoeser. it is her first win against a top 20 opponent. her family comes from haiti. her father was actually buried in the rubble in the earthquake three years ago and had to be dug out of the rubble. >> that's an incredible story. >>> more drama from the new york jets camp. the team signed former green bay packers quarterback. he was released after losing out to vince young in green bay for the number two spot. harrell expected to report with the team today. another quarterback joins on the jets roster. rex says he may not make anyone a starter until opening day, day of the game. bring in more quarterbacks. >>> still ahead on "morning joe" governor rick snyder joins us ahead of tomorrow's special show in detr
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
for tonight or ever. >> another candidate john liu is posing that new york legalize marijuana. in detroit billboards paid by the city urged citizens to vote on september 2nd. but voting day is actually in october. candidates with more twitter mentions than their opponent won 404 of the 406 elections. it didn't matter if the twitter mentions were positive or negative. >>> actress jennifer garner seems optimistic about her husband ben affleck's future in politics. she tells "people" magazine that she wouldn't be surprise to see him go into politics. >>> first lady michelle obama is releasing a rap cd. michelle obama unfortunately does not sing on the album. that's your morning's dish of scrambled politics. >>> for the weather i'm joined by bill karins. >>> this morning, hope windows are open in many areas of the country. the 24-hour temperature change has made its way to the east coast. columbus is 16 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. d.c. is about 13 degrees cooler. it's 51 degrees right now in detroit, i mean, that's cool, that's jacket weather. same for buffalo and columbus, that
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
that in a minute. talking about votes, though, today is the primary day in detroit. and your workers and members are under particular assault in this emergency management, and now bankruptcy in detroit. and detroit is being used as a symbol of attack by the right wing. let me show you -- let you hear rush limbaugh in an attack he has been making when he was talking to fox news about detroit last week. >> that town has been a petrie dish of everything the democratic party stands for. everything the democratic party loves. massive unions, massive pensions, pay people pensions and health care long after they've stopped working. the math doesn't add up. you have massive welfare states where citizens are given things left and right in order to buy their votes. >> limbaugh on the right going right after the people's pensions, right after workers rights. it is a real wall with working class people in detroit. >> it is. and i think that rush needs to be educated on the right of issues. let's deal with the fax. first of all, nobody is arguing about the fact that detroit is experiencing severe economic cr
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
stepping in to help reorganize detroit? i think it's a hell of an idea. i think they ought to do it. we saved the automobile with a loan the same thing can be done with the city of detroit. i do not like what's happening in detroit as far as all the privatization and the gutting of peep's jobs and public services. i mean, basically what has happened in detroit is that a local election has been said, you know, you really don't count. we're going to put in an emergency manager and forget it. it's over. is that america? i don't think so. i think the federal government should write a check to detroit. i think the federal government should do those kinds of things to all municipalities having trouble. why not? it's in our country. and it can get paid back. i believe in workers, i believe that detroit can turn it around. our next question is from anita. why are the gop -- why is the gop talking impeachment when president obama has done nothing wrong because they have nothing else. and they do believe they can ginn up enough fear and enough enthusiasm to get people to believe this is something
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
hits in mid-air. now what is happening, he's in detroit in training camp doing really well. he hit 11 of 11 so far in scrimmages. they are looking at him very closely. >> i have to ask a stupid question. the distance he's kicking, 50 yards how does that compare to an nfl kicker? >> he hit 60-yarders. >> is that good? >> almost every nfl kicker can make it from the 50s. it's how consistently. >> six 50s. he hit -- the current detroit punter has hid a 63 last year. so that's the question whether the existing punter can actually do better. >> we'll see how he goes. >> but he's doing well. >> good for him. >> this is clearly a panda bear story. >> this is about as deep as i can get and intense. >> let see what it looks like to be a polar bear. >> a polar bear not a panda bear. >> they put a pro camera on him. >> i want to know how who is brave enough to strap a camera on the polar bear. >> the whole point is they want to test this. eventually they want to put this on a real polar bear in the wild so they can study the habitat. >> got to run. "way too early" starts right now. >>> our natio
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
. girardi gets the boot. >>> some good news for detroit, the tigers win 3 out of 5 from kansas city with their 6-3 win yesterday. detroit pitcher matt scherzer now the season's first 18-game winner. >>> screenerena williams in a r loss. victoria azarenka rallying to win a three-set squeaker. rafael nadal not phased by weather. johnny isner serves. he overcame a knee injury early, now nadal is an u.s. open favorite. >>> patrick reid gets his first-ever pga tour victory. what does he do? why not? kiss the caddie. right? it's also his wife by the way. >>> nascar sprint cup michigan 400. joey logano led the most laps but not at the end. he passes mark martin who was trying to stretch gas without a pit stop. didn't work. logano gets the win there because he ran out of gas, not loga logano, but martin did. >>> anything that floats reget that in key largo. boats may only be made of household the items. they're using bubble wrap, plastic coffee jugs. the winners said they found help for their design online. that's the winner right there. >> something else now to use your bubble wrap for. >>
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 2:30am PDT
concerns, central michigan towards flint. that will travel towards detroit. it's raining pretty good towards the cape, boston, providence, newport. it's starting to end in hartford. again, southern new england, you'll have a little bit of rain to deal with and we'll clear it out. forecast, little bit of wet weather in the northeast. not a bad day. the middle of the country, brian, there's people in schools, high school kids on football fields. it's still 95 to 100 from texas to minneapolis. >> hydrate, be safe. >>> coming up on the top of the hour, "morning joe," a team is back, willie, barnacle, mika, joe. the white house is weighing its actions to chemical weapons and use in syria. what's on the table and what could impact that decision. when we come back here, we have the cooler. canadian reporter advocating women's rights and she's not afraid to show a little skin to make her point. we'll be right back. [ whispering ] uh! i had a nightmare! the house caught fire and we were out on the streets. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a cl
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Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
of compensation, rights, responsibility. not just some. >> you know, lee, in detroit where they just filed bankruptcy, they are actually talking about messing with people's pension. that the autobillionaires companies got bailed out and they're talking about taking workers pensions. and people want to know why we're marching? >> the retirees pensions in detroit average $19,000 a year. yet they want to attack the workers, they want to attack retirees. we've got to say no. we are not going to let that happen. they are using workers as scapegoats. that's one of the reasons we're out here tomorrow and we're going to be here until we're able to fight successfully for workers rights all over this country. it is a shame that folks would go after a retiree who makes $19,000 a year expecting they can sacrifice more. we've got to say no to that, al. all of us. our communities, our coalition partners, labor unions. we've got to say that's unacceptable in the richest country on the face of the earth. >> dennis, the speech we all remember was "i have a dream." but the person who called this march 50 ye
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Aug 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
in detroit. let's bring in now, former governor of pennsylvania, and nbc news political analyst, ed rendell, also editor in chief of "parade" magazine maggie murphy. the latest issue of "parade" is a labor day report on putting america back to work. let's jump right into it now. manufacturing is returning, about five, six, seven years ago, you start ed realizing tha the cost of producing products in china were going up, the labor prices were going up with fuel costs up, shipping costs a lot more, companies in america started reorganizing. yesterday an extraordinary story about the uaw and ford joining arms, locking arms, 20,000 new jobs coming to detroit right away. i mean, things are really turning around. and you look forward over the next decade, it speeds up. we've got an energy boom coming. the likes of which we haven't seen in 100 years. it's going to get much cheaper to make products in america. >> it's going to get cheaper and the other thing along with companies and sort of the economics that it's good to grow some stuff here, consumers now connect by u.s. products, u.s. jobs. down
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Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
. in detroit -- what a show. >> it's where capitalism, pop culture, first amendment, politics all come together. sometimes there's a moment of clarity. that was that moment. >> i'm holding my script close to my face because i'm legal live blind and my contacts don't work right now. in detroit a police commander has mistakenly released a document -- >> oh, come on! come on! look at this. >> i'm going to the merger. go ahead. >> the police department has mistakenly released a document containing the bra size of several female officers in an of the to say who has received bullet-proof vests. come on. come on! >> now back to you. >> hello, san diego. >> hello, san diego. >> all right, we're going to -- >> i have to ask the question because i'm a journalist. >> are you? >> it's a vest. female vest. >> i regret all of this. >> i would like to go back to 6 a.m. east coast and rerack the tape. >> we also want to talk about possible fed choices and the obama care story. >> industry officials are surprised of the move that would prevent the creation of the world's largest airline. nbc's tom costello repo
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Aug 3, 2013 1:00pm PDT
party stands for. >> take him to detroit. >> no! not detroit! >> i love you, detroit. >> massive unions, massive pensions. >> yes, lavish pensions. on average $19,000 a year which detroit now says they will pay 10 cents on the dollar. >> when union membership goes down, so do middle class wages. >> then the unions came in. then the democratic machine came in. then the drugs came in. >> every politician who puts their hand on the bible and takes the oath of office has a duty to this city and to manufacturing in this country. >> it yields
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Aug 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
like babe ruth? >> voters in detroit head to the polls today to whittle down the little of mayoral candidates. they caution ruls may not be known for weeks because of several write-in campaigns. >>> chelsea clinton is leaving the door open for future political ambitions. while working for the clinton foundation in africa, she said following her parent's footsteps is still an option for her. >> i hear my grandmother's voice in my head every day. life is not what happens to you but what you do with what happens to you. i led a private life for a long time. and i'm atemed to leading a purposely public life. >>> and mark zuckerberg is calling for immigration reform. students will be tomorrow's s p entrepreneurs. >>> a water park in texas has found a really inventive way to keep their patrons cool. look at that. they created an ice dump where staff dumped a full ton, 2,000 pounds of ice on to swimmer. >> they are chanting "we want ice reques ice." >> let's take a look. the problems out there this morning is in missouri. we have flash flooding that's in mostly rural sections of missouri
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Aug 8, 2013 2:30am PDT
, cabrera doesn't strike out on that one. detroit has a one-run lead on that bomb. this goes extras. top 14. prince fielder, two-run double. detroit gets the win. that is 11 in a row. >>> using one of fan crashes sporting events, kind of annoying. it's kind of funny. last night in miami, renaldo led in the championship. he had two goals. an overzealous fan runs on to the field. okay, he was wearing a renaldo jersey. all right. maybe that's why the soccer star does this. i don't know what he is saying. but i mean they're hugging. usually it's like maybe a little light touch. then he gets tackled. he must have said something to him that really got him. that's like a full 15 second bro hug. he's like listen, i won't get you beat up. you need to leave. >> yeah. >> i don't know. maybe it's soccer. with us, that gets a hard takedown and a few punches in the ribs. >> yeah, we've seen bad reaction from soccer players before. renaldo gets like big thumbs up for that, i guess. >> that may be they're long lost cousins. >> i wish i was his cousin. that is crazy stuff. oh, well. talk about what happened
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Aug 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
get an old-fashioned beating by the detroit lions. first time tom brady passes and he fumbles. detroit snatches the ball close to the 5. in the second quarter, brady throws a pick straight to chris houston. lions win, 40-9. yikes. to the ravens and panthers. check out this incredible punt return for a 54-yard touchdown. ravens quarterback joe flacco throws. oops, interception for a touchdown. panthers win, 34-27. >>> and you see that shirt rg3 is wearing? well, it's costing him 10 grand. griffin was fined for wearing this during warm-ups for an apparel violation. >> that's an expensive shirt. >> the league requires players to wear approved apparel for their respective teams. >>> and in baseball, milwaukee brewers' ryan braun released a statement apologizing for using banned substances. he admits taking performance-enhancing drugs during his 2011 national league mvp season. >>> and, well, this is truly bizarre, bill cowher, the broadcaster and super bowl winning coach with the pittsburgh steelers is featured in his girlfriend, queen bee's, music video and it appears he's wearing some ey
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Aug 27, 2013 2:00am PDT
less for you. big thunderstorm complex diving down towards michigan. get ready in detroit. 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. in detroit. rain and thunderstorms heading your way. unsettled in new england. look at the middle of the country. this is as hot as it gets for this time of year. >> summertime still in effect. thank you, bill. >>> concerns over syria push stocks below the 15,000 mark and could cause gas prices to rise. >>> plus, a measles outbreak is causing major concerns. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. if you're seeing spots before your eyes, it's time for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] aveeno® with soy helps reduce the look of brown spots in 4 weeks. for healthy radiant skin. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results. aveeno®. nascar is ab.out excitement but tracking all the action and hearing everything from our marketing partners, the media and millions of fans on social media can be a challenge. that's why we partnered with hp to build the new nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and sto
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Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
for one year. we'll find out what that means. with the latest from moscow. back at hopme, detroit's mayor said no thanks to a second term. top contenders are hoping that a runoff after tuesday's primary will get them on their way to city hall. >> good morning from don berwick for governor headquarters. now, here's chuck todd. >> thank you to the massachusetts gubernatorial cabinet don berwick and his campaign volunteers. keep it coming, folks. republican, democrat alike. go to rundown.msnbc.com, find out how. ariel castro will be sentenced today. he's already pleaded guilty to more than 900 charges in the kidnapping and systemic abuse of three women over the course of a decade. at times, however, it may feel more like a criminal trial. both sides do plan to present evidence and we will hear from some witnesses. what's more, we're going to hear from castro himself and possibly one of the female victims. castro has admitted to kidnapping gina dehay sus, amanda berry and michelle knight. among the charges are two counts of aggravated murder. after castro forced one of the women to miscarry.
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Aug 23, 2013 12:00am PDT
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Aug 24, 2013 1:00pm PDT
for me to even fathom that this little girl from detroit would be on an historic black history calendar. >> should we show your sign? >> sure. >> this is from the original march on washington more jobs and freedom, august 28th, 1963. >> this is the banner i proudly held on that day, that's seen in that picture. >> beautiful. >> eugene, you know, part of what was so powerful about that day, and you've written about this, dr. king was able to connect with broader values in terms of jobs, in terms of justice, and sort of economic justice. and it was a message, i think, that resonated beyond just the black community. talk about that a little bit. >> well, you know, people forget. dr. king, not everyone in the civil rights movement believed dr. king's path was the right path. there were just grievances with him and roy wilkins, who was the head of the naacp, for example. stan mentioned bayyup ruston who did such an amazing job of bringing this whole coalition of people together. who talk about all these various issues. and of course, it was a day on which "the washington post," among other n
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Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
with civil rights activists through detroit's gross point suburb in 1963. that's 50 years ago. the editorial information on that ap photo notes romney said he had not been asked to head the parade, but added since he was in the detroit area, he decided to come out anyway. in other words, he didn't wait for an invitation. he made sure he was there. in this 1966 reelection -- his 1966 reelection for campaign for michigan governor, romney won 30% of the black vote. one generation later in the same family, mitt romney wins 6% of the african-american vote. by the way, here is a great picture. where i grew up in. jackie robinson and nelson rockefeller. he told reporters he was a rockefeller republican. you had jackie robinson, lionel hampton, all those people, famous people, wilt chamberlin, a lot of people were republicans. today you can't find them. >> a lot of our families were. i can go back in my family, especially my family in north carolina, and there were a lot of republicans. but when the party changed, you know, blacks decide we needed to go to a plays where we were welcome and where we
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